Our Organization

Prosser Economic Development Association, a 501 c(3) non-profit organization is comprised of a cross section of representatives from private industry and public sectors. The association exists to recruit new business, retain existing businesses and promote the economic welfare and quality of living in the greater Prosser area. Major public funding partner are “City of Prosser“, “Port of Benton” and “Benton County“.

Mission Statement

Prosser is a center of excellence for agriculture and agri-tourism industries, providing a wealth of educational and experiential opportunities as well as a solid foundation for industry research, development, and production.  These factors synergistically work together to create supportive environments for public endeavors and private business, which carry the success of the Prosser Brand through generations.

Board of Directors/Staff


Josh Mott, President, Tourism
Keith Sattler, Vice-President, Chamber
Brian Newhouse, Treasurer, Business Finance
Dianne Torres, Secretary, Banking
Jane Hagarty, Past President, Port of Benton

Board Members

  • Jeff Andrews, Agriculture
  • Troy Berglund, Benton REA
  • Scott Hunt,¬†Prosser Schools
  • Tyson Jones, Food Processing
  • Dr. Michelle Moyer, WSU-IAREC
  • Howard Jensen, Commercial
  • Dick Poteet, Historic Downtown Prosser Association
  • Rob Siemens, Transportation
  • Shon Small, Benton County
  • Dr. Brian Sollers, Healthcare
  • Jenny Sparks, Benton PUD
  • Scott Wingert, Manufacturing
  • Mary Ruth Edwards, City of Prosser
  • Stephanie Groom, City of Prosser


  • Deb Heintz, Executive Director
  • Taryn Baze, Office Manager